With a BFA in ceramics and weaving, Candy founded Hargett Studios in Oriental, NC producing handwovens for the home and wearables featuring handspun yarns.
Today Candy lives in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia on a farm full of fiber animals. She teaches spinning and weaving – offering private classes and retreats, as well as teaching at Central Virginia fiber arts guilds, and the Shenandoah Valley and Fall Fiber Festivals. Calluna Farm Studios offers fiber.ing retreats – private 3 day retreats for groups of 2-12 focus on spinning for texture and color, fiber preparation, introduction to weaving, dyework for fiber and yarn and warp dyeing.
Candy was the recipient of the Complex Weavers Award in the MAFA 2019 Fashion Exhibit.